Thursday, April 7, 2016

Roosevelt Island Tram Service Suspended Tonight From 10 PM To 6 AM Tomorrow Morning For Maintenance - RIOC To Provide Red Bus Shuttle Service To And From Manhattan During Shutdown

 Image From Duc Le

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Due to maintenance on the Tram, Tram service will be suspended from 10:00 PM Thursday, April 7, 2016, until 6:00 AM Friday, April 8, 2016. Consider alternate travel plans. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.
Image Of Red Bus Shuttle Crossing Queensboro Bridge September 2015
Due to an early tram shutdown on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at 10:00PM until Friday, April 8th 2016 at 2:30AM, the RIOC Red Bus will provide shuttle service to and from Manhattan.

Schedule information is as follows:

ROOSEVELT ISLAND TO MANHATTAN: Departs hourly from the Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza at the Visitor's Kiosk beginning at 10:00PM. Additional stops are located at 546 Main St. (opposite Good Shepherd Plaza) and 580 Main Street (opposite 591 Plaza).

MANHATTAN TO ROOSEVELT ISLAND: Departs hourly from the southwest corner of 58th Street and 2nd Avenue beginning at 10:30PM. Additional stops are located at 645 Main St. (P.S./I.S. 217), 579 Main St. (M&D Deli), 543 Main St. (Good Shepherd Plaza), 425 Main St. (Riverwalk Bar & Grill), and the Roosevelt Island Tram Plaza. The last trip from Manhattan will be 2:30AM.

The Tram will resume normal service on Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 6:00AM.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Safety Department at 212-832-4545.

Thank you for your patience.